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How old must my child be to apply to Kindergarten to begin class in September 2021?
Children born in 2016 and who will be 5 years old by December 31, 2021 are eligible to apply.
Does my child have priority if he/she has a sibling in the school?
Children with a sibling already attending a FLACS school are given priority.
Will my child be given priority if we live in the District the school is located in?
The FLACS schools are located in District 7 and District 9. Children who reside in the district the school is located in will have priority.
Can I apply to FLACS if I live outside of New York City?
As per charter school law, any student who is a resident of New York State may apply to FLACS. We cannot provide transportation to students who live outside of New York City and we strongly encourage families to ensure they easily get their children to school every day before applying.
When will I know if my child was accepted?
There will be a lottery held on April 5, 2021. If your child is offered a seat, you will receive an email or text message informing you immediately.
Do students have to wear uniforms in the FLACS schools?
Yes, FLACS is a uniform school. Students have to wear their uniforms every day to school.
Are students provided with bussing or with metrocards?
The NYC DOE Pupil Transportation department provides school bussing or metro cards to our students. Once you are registered at the school, the school staff will complete the transportation section and the parent and the school will be notified if the child is eligible for transportation.
What type of support is provided to students graduating to High School?
We currently have a robust Alumni program dedicated to guiding our alums through college applications, internships, and vocational guidance.
Can I apply for all three elementary schools (FLACS I, FLACS II, FLACS III)?
Yes, you can and should apply for all three FLACS elementary schools.
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